Crime & Courts

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Astoria

2 youths stole mountain bikes from lot: Police

ASTORIA — Police were on the lookout for two young men suspected of stealing mountain bicycles in a parking lot at 22nd Street and Astoria Boulevard. Comment.
Astoria

Bank card cloned and money taken: Police

ASTORIA — A suspect was being sought in connection with a grand larceny in the 114th Precinct. Comment.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Corona

Robber struck two stores in Corona: Police

CORONA — Police were seeking a man suspected in the robberies of two commercial properties in Corona. Comment.
Flushing

Woman robbed of car keys in Flushing: Cops

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man who a Flushing woman reported robbed her inside her apartment March 7. Comments (1).

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Editorial

Lessons from Times Square

A picture on the Jamaica Times’ front page says all you need to know. Shanta Merritt is hugging a friend after learning her son, Darryl Adams, 18, has been shot to death two days before. Comments (2).

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Astoria

Astoria cabbie claims banker ballistic: Cops

A Morgan Stanley executive pleaded not guilty in Connecticut Superior Court Friday to attacking a New York City cab driver when the cabbie asked for his $204 fare for driving him from Manhattan to his home in Darien, Conn. Comment.
Ozone Park

Ozone Park men charged in teen girl pimping

In what the Queens district attorney called a “horrific case,” two people from Ozone Park were indicted last week on a host of charges alleging they forced a kidnapped teenage girl into prostitution at an illegally occupied house on 101st Avenue. Comments (1).
Woodside

Man tried to use stolen card in Marshall’s: Cops

WOODSIDE — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in finding a 30-year-old man, who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a store in Woodside. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Suspect robbed five locations in boro: Cops

RICHMOND HILL — Police were on the lookout for a man suspected of being involved in five robberies in southern Queens at stops not far from the Van Wyck Expressway. Comment.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Bayside

111th’s top cops snag iPhone snatcher: Police

Early February heroics led to the honoring of two police officers last week at the 111th Precinct in Bayside. Comments (2).
Astoria

Electronics swiped from Astoria apartment: NYPD

ASTORIA — Police are seeking information about a burglary of electronics from an Astoria apartment on Jan. 19. Comment.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Richmond Hill

UPDATE: Mother charged with kidnapping her daughter from hospital: NYPD

Police officers located a missing mother and her infant in Richmond Hill after the baby was allegedly taken from Queens Hospital Center Wednesday afternoon, the NYPD said. Comment.
Flushing

Congress cuts security funds for synogogues

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) took Congress to task this week for cutting funding to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that goes toward beefing up security at Queens synagogues and other nonprofits at risk for terrorist attacks. Comment.
Woodhaven

Feds bust heroin connection from Woodhaven to Nassau

After a nine-month investigation, 20 suspected members of a Woodhaven-based heroin ring were indicted in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday , the U.S. attorney’s office said. Comments (2).
Glendale

Glendale man who shot at cops committed suicide in apartment

The Glendale community was shocked by a standoff between a neighborhood man and police Sunday night that required the evacuation of the surrounding residential buildings and ended in his suicide. Comment.
Rochdale Village

Rochdale man murdered

Police said they were still searching Tuesday for suspects wanted in the shooting death of a young Rochdale man last week. Comments (19).
Murray Hill

DOE worker, 59, hits minor in school: Police

MURRAY HILL — A 59-year-old city Department of Education employee was arrested on charges of assaulting a minor March 7, police said. Comment.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

South Jamaica

Hundreds mourn Darryl Adams

The more than 1,000 people who filled up a Rochdale church Monday night were there for two reasons. Comments (32).
Jamaica Hills

Mom stole baby from Queens Hospital Center: Police

NYPD officers were looking for an Ozone Park woman and her infant daughter Wednesday afternoon after the 40-year-old mother allegedly fled Queens Hospital Center with the baby, police said. Comment.
Jamaica

Burglar killed at Met mart

An intruder who broke in through the ceiling at a Met food market in Jamaica early Tuesday morning was shot and killed by a market employee, according to the NYPD. Comment.
Rochdale Village

Home attendant gave woman bruises: Police

ROCHDALE VILLAGE — A South Ozone Park woman was arrested on charges of assault and harassment after she allegedly hurt a 90-year-old Rochdale Village woman to whom she acted as a home care attendant, police said. Comment.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Glendale

Glendale man kills self after firing at cops

A Glendale man shot at NYPD officers and then barricaded himself inside his apartment’s bathroom before killing himself Sunday night, authorities said. Comment.

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